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LOPEZ: New Jersey raised its smoking age to 21. The change will likely save lives.

So the laws may not be perfect, and they may be disobeyed at times. But the overall evidence is suggestive: Higher minimum legal ages for smoking and drinking reduce use and save lives, and they do so by working exactly as one would expect.
Vox Media
added Jul 24, 2017 22:10
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[New York] SCPD: Four People Arrested for Selling E-Liquid Nicotine to Minors

conducted an investigation into the sale of e-liquid nicotine to minors during which ten businesses were checked for compliance. Four people were arrested and charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child: Richard Gottcent, 22, of Islip Terrace, emp
LongIsland.com (NY)
added Jul 24, 2017 22:08
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[Asia] WICKRAMASINGHE: World tobacco outlook and Sri Lankan experience

One size does not fit all. Sri Lanka was reportedly considering further extensions to its existing ban on public space smoking to private hotels and establishments, sales bans in proximity to areas patronized by minors – but what real purpose do these ser
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Jul 24, 2017 21:34
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] SUPNAD: Gov’t continues to collect billions of taxes from tobacco industry but bans smoking

With the affordability of cigarette in the Philippines, everyone can really purchase it because its sale per stick is allowed or the so-called retail. In fact, even minors can readily purchase cigarettes in retail out of their baon. Even those who belong
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jul 24, 2017 17:19
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking threatens Thailand’s sustainability, says health foundation

Smoking costs Thailand nearly Bt75 billion a year, according to an estimate released by the Thai Health Promotion Foundation on Monday. “The figures are equivalent to 0.78 per cent of the country’s gross domestic products,” the foundation’s deputy manag
The Nation (th)
added Jul 24, 2017 16:16
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Children as young as 15 allowed to smoke on lunch break at Australian school

Blanden, principal at The Warakirri College in Sydney, said she believed that relaxed rules would encourage the children to keep attending school. “At my school you can come with bright blue hair and metal in your face...And if you need to have a smoke,
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 15:32
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FDA Warning Wire: Corroded Equipment At Indian Drug Plant ($$)

[FDA]... and chastised an online e-cigarette store for selling to a minor.
Law360
added Jul 24, 2017 03:16
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[UK-Scotland] Relationship between trying an electronic cigarette and subsequent cigarette experimentation in Scottish adolescents: a cohort study

Conclusions Young never smokers are more likely to experiment with cigarettes if they have tried an e-cigarette. Causality cannot be inferred, but continued close monitoring of e-cigarette use in young people is warranted.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2017 05:31
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[New Jersey] Chris Christie just did something he says will save lives in N.J.

Echoing his often-used theme of breaking the cycle of addiction, the governor issued a statement saying the time had come to protect young New Jerseyans by "giving young people more time to develop a maturity and better understanding of how dangerous smo
NJ.com
added Jul 23, 2017 05:24
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Maine Legislature returns to Augusta. Will it be for the last time this year? / Bill to raise tobacco-buying age heads to LePage

Under the bill, which has been winding its way through the legislative process for several weeks, it would still be legal to smoke at age 18 or older. The bill is meant to restrict access to tobacco products for high school-aged Mainers. Only two other s
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jul 22, 2017 21:12
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